• Egypt is endowed with abundant land resources with only about 7% of population occupied area The rest of the lands are mostly desert to host renewable energy projects that would increase the share of renewable energy in the energy mix.

Areas allocated NREA to establish renewable energy projects, either by itself or by the private sector, as follows:
Region Area
Gulf of Suez (wind) 1220 3550
East Nile (wind) 841 5800
East Nile (Solar) 1290 34900
West Nile (wind) 3636 23350
West Nile (Solar) 606 17400
Bemban (Solar) 37 1800
Kom Ombo (Solar) 7 260